Sunday, 28 February 2016

Wow.........

I can't believe it's been over a year since I posted on here!

A whole lot happened in 2015. 

The main thing for me was that we lost our beloved Ollie dog. He was 15 and it still hurts like a knife in my heart every day.


Anyway, I won't dwell on that. Too sad.

I've recently started to do some digital art again! We've got Photoshop CC and I'm trying to learn it! I'm still at extreme beginner level but I've managed to complete a picture today! The base image came from http://7-themes.com -
the raven and cat were part of a kit purchased from https://www.mischiefcircus.com and
the texture was from



All in all I'm pretty pleased with the way it turned out, basic though it is!

I also did a couple of pics based on a sketch that I did. I'm more pleased with them as they required a lot more work from me as almost everything in them is hand done.




Monday, 15 December 2014

A Case of Mistaken Identity


Some years ago, Mr S and I together with our cat, Percy, were long term house sitting for a friend who was abroad. Part of the deal was that we were to look after the two cats of the house, Olga and Jessie.  They were outdoor cats but Percy was very nervous and preferred to stay indoors, which suited us all.

One day, however, Percy took a bravery pill and decided to go out for an adventure with the other two. Not a good idea as it turned out as he got into some difficulties, the details of which are another story!! While Percy was in the process of being rescued from his predicament, Mr S was not impressed by the crowd of local felines who had gathered round to watch the fun.

He suggested that I should perhaps take Olga and Jessie into the house (an attempt at crowd dispersion) so I grabbed the two of them and put them indoors. Shutting the door behind me, I went back outside to assist with the rescue of Percy, shooing away the other cats as I went.

When Percy had eventually been liberated from his situation, we took him inside for a bath as he was absolutely filthy. I opened the front door and we all nearly passed out from the stench wafting out, the unmistakable smell of Entire Tom Cat!!!!

We ventured cautiously into the house, completely puzzled by the stink because Olga and Jessie were, as their names suggested, both female.  As we entered the sitting room we saw Olga, a large black cat, finishing off the remains of the cat food. When she spotted us she got up, sauntered past us and wandered past us through the open front door. A second later, Jessie emerged from under the bed and scooted out as well, giving us Looks Of Death as she went.  Mr S and I exchanged confused glances and then realisation dawned –“That wasn’t Olga” I said -  “No, it wasn’t was it?” said Mr S.

Slowly, the penny then dropped - in all the excitement outside with Percy, I had picked up the wrong black cat!!!  You just would not believe the smell that was left behind as a thank you from the interloper!!  It was a small flat and he had managed to spray everywhere it was possible for a cat to spray plus other places! I spent the next few hours on my hands and knees, at cat’s bum level, with disinfectant and a scrubbing brush!!! 

The cheeky cat must have thought it was his birthday as not only had he decorated our walls, he had also emptied all three of the cat food dishes and had even made use of the toilet facilities!


The real Olga returned home later that evening with Jessie and I have to say the pair of them were somewhat disgruntled.  I dread to think what Jessie thought of being locked in the house with the other cat and often wonder what she had told Olga, who was most unimpressed about me shooing her away with the cat rabble! It took lots of cuddles and tuna to get them to forgive me and from that day on, Percy was kept strictly indoors!!



Saturday, 1 February 2014

Tiny knitted bunny


Tiny knitted bunny, inserito originariamente da jilleebee.

Lucy Bee


Lucy Bee, inserito originariamente da jilleebee.

Lucy Bee


Lucy Bee, inserito originariamente da jilleebee.

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Peesh

Sharing with you a link to a rather fine photo of our pal Peesh from local band LoGOZ (check them out http://www.logoz.me.uk/ ) that was taken by my OH, Mr Clemmy Scotswood,who really needs to sort out his own blog!!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/clemmyscotswood/12021278486/

Friday, 3 January 2014

2014 Owl Calendar

This is just lovely!

You can download it as it is or customise it.

Owl Lover 2014 Calendar

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Transatlantic BFFs


Transatlantic BFFs, originally uploaded by jilleebee.
We have some hair static going on here! These two girls are treasured gifts from two of my fabulous friends - I'm a very lucky girl!! I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to the Blythe culture, more used to admiring from afar.......but learning.....slowly!!

Monday, 6 May 2013

Ashamed

I'm so ashamed that my little blog has been neglected for so many months. This is what happens when there aren't enough minutes in the day to keep up with everything!


Sunday, 29 July 2012

She loves you


She loves you - digital ATC, originally uploaded by jilleebee.
I've been having fun recently playing with digital mini kits from Deviant Scrap. This is my latest effort.

I've printed it out and embellished it with gel pens.

If only I could re-capture my lovely pc from Mr S.....is it really fair that he got to commandeer it after he broke the laptop?

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Saturday, 31 March 2012

Naughty Bunny

As I said previously, Lucy the foster bunny is settling in very well.......a bit too well in some respects!